• Final Round… The Winner Emerges

    Following Wednesday night’s visit to the Botlierskop Private Game Reserve where the finalists encountered lions, rhinos and giraffes as well as a delicious barbecue under the stars, it was time for a good night’s sleep in preparation for Day Two of the World Final of [...]

    2012-01-19

  • Finnish off to a good start

    After a strength-sapping round over the glorious Montagu Course, things are shaping up nicely in the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge. Overnight leader with a hugely impressive 40 points is young Finnish contestant, Jerry Brown. Playing off a handicap of 3, he [...]

    2012-01-18

  • Round One… Sunshine and Birdies

    Following a slightly overcast start to the day, the sun returned in all its glory to shine down on the 55 players taking part in the opening round of the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge. This in turn meant that the spectacular [...]

    2012-01-18

  • Practice Day… The Atmosphere is Building

    There is a real buzz of excitement in the air here at Fancourt as the 55 competitors arrive from all over the globe to compete in the World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge.   Today is practice day – a chance to take [...]

    2012-01-17

  • World Final 2011 – the competition is about to begin…

    Welcome to the new-look Volvo World Golf Challenge website which this week will be updated regularly with news from the glorious Fancourt Estate in Western Cape, South Africa, as the World Final takes place.   More than 50 amateur golfers from across the globe are [...]

    2012-01-17

  • UK Qualifiers for the Volvo World Golf Challenge – World Final

    This year, it featured no fewer than 78 events during which almost 5,000 rounds of golf were played. The circuit visited some of the UK’s top golfing venues, including Royal County Down, Royal St George’s, Sunningdale and Swinley Forest, as well as overseas excursions to [...]

    2011-12-12

  • Charity begins at home

    Founded in 2005, Star for Life is a non-profit organisation, that focuses its efforts on schools as the optimal place for implementation of its ground-breaking initiatives. It has developed a proven track record, based around the concept of HIV / AIDS awareness at an early [...]

    2011-12-06

  • Generations of Stars Seek Volvo Golf Champions Crown in South Africa

    Colin Montgomerie, Louis Oosthuizen, Matteo Manassero and Tom Lewis are the latest stars to confirm their entry into the European Tour’s first-ever true ‘tournament of champions’ event, the Volvo Golf Champions, at The Links at Fancourt, from 19th – 22nd January. They join defending Champion, [...]

    2011-11-29

  • Volvo World Golf Challenge

    This long-running and truly global event involves in the region of 50,000 amateur competitors from 25 countries playing in more than 350 qualifying events. 60 national winners will come together to contest the final. In parallel, the European Tour’s new flagship tournament – Volvo Golf [...]

    2011-11-28

  • Volvo to Crown Golf Champion of Champions in South Africa

    The European Tour’s first-ever true ‘tournament of champions’ event has been confirmed for South Africa’s number-one golf course, The Links at Fancourt, from 19th – 22nd January, with the prospect of the finest field ever assembled for a European Tour event on African soil chasing [...]

    2011-10-28

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